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Played Challenges

RUST match with enum for Coin - 176 entries

RUST match with enum for Coin rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 84
  • Best player score: 86
  • Position: #4 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 9
Modernise code - 1343 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #16 / 310
  • Number of attempts: 10
swap number pairs - 2013 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #16 / 371
  • Number of attempts: 12
HS Final exam vimgolf - 878 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #52 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rural Post - 4399 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #101 / 1080
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 2344 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #92 / 461
  • Number of attempts: 8
Yo To Hello - 1120 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #292 / 519
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1106 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #32 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33419 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #2317 / 7374
  • Number of attempts: 13
Swap values - 4548 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #301 / 1258
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6245 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #383 / 1525
  • Number of attempts: 11
One number per line - 18635 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1027 / 3847
  • Number of attempts: 13
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2851 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #595 / 843
  • Number of attempts: 3
Refactor typescript arrow function type - 302 entries

Make arrow function type less verbose and easier to read

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #60 / 68
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add string initializers to an enum - 862 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #35 / 254
  • Number of attempts: 5
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1195 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #162 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10806 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1685 / 3049
  • Number of attempts: 9
Bad Copy Syntax - 2005 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #24 / 517
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3551 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #473 / 1149
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3690 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #141 / 832
  • Number of attempts: 11
Box it - 7830 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #418 / 1867
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11367 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1315 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5591 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #568 / 1258
  • Number of attempts: 3
ninja substitution - 1378 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #215 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7813 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #585 / 2106
  • Number of attempts: 9
One to Ten - 2174 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #220 / 664
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 2016 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #45 / 497
  • Number of attempts: 14
Reorder the groups - 1141 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #60 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 15935 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1105 / 4163
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10637 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1457 / 3671
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12863 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1147 / 3948
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 12353 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2224 / 3597
  • Number of attempts: 3
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